Skilling For Sustainability

How can we inspire and equip our young people to play a role in creating an awesome future?

Hydro Tasmania have coordinated this discussion about the importance of young people in shaping our future and the importance of strong mentors to equip them with the skills and knowledge to do it well. Panel featuring:

Lesley represents The Smith Family, a national, independent children’s education charity. The Smith Family provides Australian children who experience disadvantage with a broad range of supports to help them thrive at school.

Jennifer creates and supports partnerships between volunteer STEM professionals and teachers for CSIRO’s Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools program, providing access to real-world and contemporary experiences in STEM.


Andrew is the Education Manager for the Bookend Trust. He is part of a team that uses an innovative adventure learning model to connect students from kindergarten to college with science and the outdoors.

Corey is the Sustainability Manager at the University of Tasmania, a member of the University Council and on the board of Sustainable Living Tasmania. Corey is a graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program with Masters Degrees in Environmental Science and Public Administration.


  • November 12, 2016 at 10:30am – 11:30am
  • Sustainable Living Festival, Hobart Waterfront